Ananthapuri Jackfruit Fest 2017 was inaugurated by Adv. V.S. Sunilkumar (Hon. Minister for Agriculture, Kerala) at Sooryakanthi, Kanakakkunu, Thiruvananthapuram on 30th June 2017. Sri. K. Muraleedharan M.L.A presided over the function. Key note address was delivered by Sri. Shree Padre (Edi tor, Adike Patrike). Sri.A.M.Sunilkumar (Director, Dept. of Agriculture, Kerala) was the Guest of Honor. Felicitations made by Smt. P. Sheela (Mission Director, State Horticulture Mission- Kerala), Smt. K.C. Rugmini Devi (Managing Director, SFAC), Smt. Ida Samuel (Project Director, ATMA) and Dr. C. Suresh kumar (General Secretary, CISSA). Sri. Rufus Daniel (Chairman, JPC) welcomed the audience and Sri. G.Placid (Director, SAHAYI) propose vote of thanks.
Malayalam book, “Chakkayude Oushadha Gunangal” written by Dr.B.Padmakumar, Professor, and Head, Govt. Medical College, Kollam and published by Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) was released by Hon. Minister for Agriculture Sri V.S.Sunilkumar at the inaugural function of Ananthapuri jackfruit festival.
Launching of New Jackfruit Products :–
Innovative product from Green Jackfruit manufactured by JACKFRUIT 365
Distribution of Saplings of Jackfruit plant (Vietnam Early Gold) :-
Given by Sri.K.Muraleedharam MLA to Dr.Gangadharan Chinnaganath, Pathayam Organic food Restaurant
State Level Symposium on “Unknown fact about Jack and healthy living”
Technical sessions were handled by Sri. Shree Padre(Edi tor, Adike Patrike), Sri.James Joseph (Jackfruit 365). Symposium moderated by Dr. Ajaiya Kumar S.K. (Additional Prof. in Surgery, Govt Medical College, Alappuzha)